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About Endlessness (2019)

Om det oändliga (original title)
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Releases June 12, 2020
With ABOUT ENDLESSNESS, Roy Andersson adds to his cinematic oeuvre with a reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality.

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Roy Andersson

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Roy Andersson
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Credited cast:
Bengt Bergius Bengt Bergius ... Psychiatrist
Anja Broms Anja Broms ... Secretary
Marie Burman Marie Burman
Amanda Davies Amanda Davies
Tatiana Delaunay Tatiana Delaunay ... Flying Woman
Karin Engman Karin Engman
Jan-Eje Ferling Jan-Eje Ferling ... Man in the Stairs
Thore Flygel Thore Flygel ... Dentist
Lotta Forsberg
Anton Forsdik
Fanny Forsdik Fanny Forsdik
Anders Hellström Anders Hellström
Göran Holm ... Café Guest
Stefan Karlsson
Jessica Louthander Jessica Louthander
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With ABOUT ENDLESSNESS, Roy Andersson adds to his cinematic oeuvre with a reflection on human life in all its beauty and cruelty, its splendour and banality. We wander, dreamlike, gently guided by our Scheherazade-esque narrator. Inconsequential moments take on the same significance as historical events: a couple floats over a war-torn Cologne; on the way to a birthday party, a father stops to tie his daughter's shoelaces in the pouring rain; teenage girls dance outside a cafe; a defeated army marches to a prisoner of war camp. Simultaneously an ode and a lament, ABOUT ENDLESSNESS presents a kaleidoscope of all that is eternally human, an infinite story of the vulnerability of existence.

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About Nothingness
12 March 2020 | by stimpy_trSee all my reviews

This film consists of a series of dull static scenes shot under dim light. I didn't get any direct or subliminal messages whatsoever from the film. If there were criticism towards certain issues like religion, they could not be depicted in any worse fashion. Some people approach this film with philosophical attitudes to extol it. Well, here is mine: this film does not exist.


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Swedish

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12 June 2020 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Stockholm, Sweden

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EUR4,558,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,451
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